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 |  Oct 23 2014, 12:45 PM

Audi Airbag Recall

Another day, another airbag recall and this time Audi’s taking the heat but not for the reason you probably expect.

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 |  Sep 26 2014, 10:23 AM

McLaren 625C-main

McLaren announced a new iteration of its sports car today designed specifically for Asian customers.

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 |  Jul 29 2014, 3:25 PM


Cadillac is looking to take advantage of the love for long-wheelbase models in China. 

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 |  May 29 2014, 8:32 AM


BMW believes that China is the place to be in the future with electric vehicles.

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 |  May 26 2014, 6:32 PM


Ford isn’t interesting in trying to sell Lincoln products in the soft European auto market.

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 |  May 09 2014, 1:32 PM

Should I Buy Chinese-Made Tires?

Good press for Chinese manufacturing is hard to come by these days. American consumers have faced numerous issues with products imported from the country. Lead-laced toys, melamine-tainted toothpaste and pet-food recalls are a few incidents that come to mind. But what about tires? Should you trust your life to bargain rubber?

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 |  Apr 28 2014, 8:00 AM


Images of what looks like the production version of Volkswagen’s New Midsize Coupe Concept leaked roughly a week after its Beijing Auto Show debut.

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 |  Apr 21 2014, 8:45 AM


Lamborghini revealed a special version of its Aventador flagship aimed at Chinese buyers over the weekend.

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 |  Apr 09 2014, 12:22 PM


Following BMW’s lead of offering coupe-styled SUVs, Mercedes-Benz will preview a similar move with a concept car at the Beijing Auto Show later this month.

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 |  Apr 09 2014, 11:02 AM

Chinese Automotive Industry

China is the wild, wild east of the automotive industry. Home to more than 1 billion people and counting, it’s a hugely important market for car companies. There are many domestic brands over there but curiously foreign companies are making significant headway.

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 |  Apr 08 2014, 10:45 AM


Audi thinks that a high-riding utilitarian vehicle leaning heavily on the TT nameplate is a good idea.

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 |  Mar 19 2014, 1:06 PM

GM New Ecotec Engine Family

General Motors unveiled its brand-new family of Ecotec small-displacement engines at its Powertrain Headquarters in Pontiac, Mich. this morning. The lineup will include 11 separate powerplants in both three- and four-cylinder configurations.

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 |  Feb 19 2014, 8:32 AM


Peugeot PSA Citroen will get a three-billion Euro injection backed in part by Chinese stakeholder Dongfeng.

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 |  Dec 12 2013, 9:01 AM


PSA Peugeot Citroen and Dongfeng Motor Group have agreed on the main terms of an alliance that will be backed by a $4.1 to $5.5 billion capital injection for the French automaker.

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 |  Dec 02 2013, 7:32 AM

china car of the year

As the world’s largest automobile market China will increasingly shape the direction of future vehicles. Indicating the preferences of its consumers the country’s top auto journalists have chosen the first ever China Car of the Year: the Mercedez-Benz S-Class.

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 |  Nov 29 2013, 9:45 AM


Saab will resume production of the 9-3 on Monday at its Trollhattan, Sweden facility.

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 |  Oct 29 2013, 1:41 PM


Fiat is working on finalizing a deal with partner Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. in hopes of producing the Jeep Cherokee in China.

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 |  Oct 10 2013, 9:02 AM


Chinese automaker Dongfeng Motor Corporation is reportedly planning to take a 30 percent stake in PSA/Peugeot-Citroen.

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 |  Jul 18 2013, 12:01 PM


Luxury cars are making a huge splash in the Chinese market, and Acura is the latest automaker to ink a deal with a local partner to build cars and crossovers by 2016. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 11 2013, 9:32 AM


BMW expects demand for its vehicles in China to outstrip U.S. demand this year. 

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 |  Jul 05 2013, 10:45 AM


Thirst for luxury products in China is strong. So strong, in fact, that it outweighs the limitations associated with owning an electric car.

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 |  Jun 21 2013, 10:02 AM


Ford CEO Alan Mulally, who is currently in China to help open a factory, believes the country will inevitably become an export hub for the American automaker.

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 |  May 01 2013, 5:32 PM


General Motors pulled a commercial for the Chevrolet Trax after one Chinese newspaper called it racist. 

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 |  Apr 19 2013, 4:35 PM


Volkswagen is betting big on China by planning to boost its product offering in the country by 29 percent, raising the count of currently-offered models to 90.

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